Grana Padano is a PDO cheese protected by the Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio GranaPadano since 1996. It is a registered trademark both in Italy and abroad. The Grana Padano marks of origin are the four-leaf clover and the diamond shapes with the words “GRANA” and “PADANO” printed across the entire surface of the cheese.
The External appearance is dark yellow, slightly oily. Typical aroma and flavour are fragrant and delicate. After a minimum maturation of 9 months, the cheese is fire-branded with a special tool under the supervision of the Consortium technicians. This mark ensures the healthy, fair and commercial quality of Grana Padano.Itsflavour is fragrant and delicate and the aging process goes from a minimum of 9 months to a maximum of a 24 months.